“She’s Still Making Music?”: Alex Rodriguez’s Ex-Fiancee Jennifer Lopez Sparks Unusual Sentiments Among Fans With a Major Announcement

Published 03/09/2023, 9:50 AM EST

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Jennifer Lopez has experienced a lot in her life since splitting from baseball legend Alex Rodriguez. The pop icon is married to Ben Affleck, having gotten back together with him shortly after splitting up with A-Rod. Furthermore, she is working hard as well, both as an actor and a musician. Earlier in 2022, she starred in “Shotgun Wedding” while she is also playing the titular role in the upcoming drama flick “The Mother.” But most recently, something else caused a stir among her fans.

Notably, even at 53, JLo remains a hot topic in Hollywood town. Be it her relationships or her upcoming releases, the pop star knows how to stay in the limelight. And a recent update on her upcoming release is an example of the same.

Jennifer Lopez is releasing “This is Me… Now” in the summer


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Jennifer Lopez has changed since getting back together with Ben Affleck. She opened up on the first split from Affleck, calling it her biggest heartbreak. But the pop icon is happy now and Affleck seems to have become her muse once again. Last year, Lopez announced that she was releasing a sequel to “This is Me… Then”, titled “This is Me… Now”. Most recently, an update on the release date was shared saying the album will come out this summer. Pop Crave shared the news via Twitter. 

In a Tweet, they said, “Jennifer Lopez reveals her new album, ‘This Is Me…Now’ will be released this summer.” The album is about JLo’s journey over the last two decades and also explores her love life. It was inspired by her reunion with Affleck. 


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The reactions to this news are not what JLo would have expected. Although there are some fans rooting for its release, most people have said negative things about it. Some fans even told her to go back to acting. 


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This album is very personal to JLo as she seemingly revisits the rollercoaster that has been the past two decades. She is focused on her life ahead and has moved past her life with Alex Rodriguez. But the baseball star is also making huge strides in his life, both professionally and personally. 

Alex Rodriguez is experiencing big moments in his life as well

Since the split from Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez has made huge strides forward. He is currently dating fitness expert Jaclyn Cordeiro and is spending a lot of time with her. On the professional side of things, he recently raised $20 million for his new fan-ticketing business, Jump. Rodriguez is also enjoying being the owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves. 


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Watch This Story: Everything you need to know about Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez’s relationship

Both A-Rod and JLo have come a long way since their very public breakup in April 2021. Lopez’s album is coming out this summer and will be another step forward for the pop icon. What do you think of the reactions to the update on Jennifer Lopez’s album? Please share your thoughts below.


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Pranay Mukherjee


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Pranay Mukherjee is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. On completing his Bachelor’s in Mass Communication, he followed his passion for writing and started working as a content writer. His passion for sports has led him to sports journalism.
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